Minerals Test

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  1. A mineral is formed by
    nature
  2. A mineral has a definite ________________ structure
    crystal, crystalline
  3. A mineral must be in a ______________ form
    solid
  4. A mineral cannot be from something that was
    organic/ living
  5. Color of a mineral powdered form is also called it's
    streak
  6. Two major groups of minerals __________ and non-_________
    silicates
  7. Softest mineral mineral on Moh's scale
    talc
  8. Hardest mineral on Moh's scale
    diamond
  9. A silicate mineral must contain
    silicon and oxygen
  10. A way to reduce the environmental effects of mining is to 
    recycle mineral products
  11. What can change the color of a mineral?
    impurities
  12. Unglazed porcelain is used to test a minerals
    streak
  13. Most difficult mineral to scratch
    diamond
  14. large amount of a mineral pure enough to be mined is called a/an
    ore
  15. repeating patterns of atoms in a mineral can form a 
    crystal
  16. open pit and quarry mines are types of 
    surface mines
  17. nonmetallic minerals valued for their rarity and beauty
    gemstones
  18. minerals that break along a smooth, flat surface display this tendency
    cleavage
  19. pits and quarries are types of
    surface mines
  20. are composed of only one type of atom
    elements
  21. comparing mass to its volume is an objects
    density
  22. minerals that glow under ultraviolet display this property
    flourescence
  23. minerals containing silicon and oxygen
    silicate minerals
  24. returning mines to the way they were before
    reclamation
  25. minerals that conduct heat and electricity
    metalic minerals

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